"You can't fix it. You can't make it go away.
I don't know what you're going to do about it,
But I know what I'm going to do about it. I'm just
going to walk away from it. Maybe
A small part of it will die if I'm not around
feeding it anymore."
How to tell a story
Friday, June 3, 2016
Oregon Senator Wayne Morse liked to call himself the education senator. Democracy depends on an educated citizenry. Everything in government depends on it.
How much we've failed in this regard is evident by the rise of Trump. Social media contribute by emphasizing the value of opinion over knowledge. So does the democratization of the arts. Mediocrity is celebrated.